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A NE"V8PAFER OF TO-DAY; TURE INTONE AND EXPRESSION ; PROGRESSIVE IN ALL THINGS.
MCMINNVILLE, TENNESSEE, SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 1890.
Lots of new candies at Brown's.
Go to Smartt's for choicest gro
Nicholson Springs still has about
one hundred guests.
Two room cottage for rent. Ap
ply to J. II. Sherrill. " tf.
A few hammocks left at Smart t's
will be closed out at cost.
Miss Susie Warren ,of Tracy City,
is visiting relatives here. ; : ,
, , t-The n$v? street to the .depot ! is
nearly ready for graveling'.
Mr. Willie Wrarren and wife, of
Tracy City aro visiting here.
Our merchants report trade in
fruit jars very dull this season.
Mrs. T. D. Biles visited relatives
at Sparta several days last week.
Mr. I). L. Cantrell visited friends
at Sparta a day or two this week.
Mr. Jas. M. Moffltt is expected
home from the mountain Sunday.
Smartt & Co., have a full stock of
cigars and tobacco, ohoicest brands.
We have had some ' more very
hot weather during the last week.
Mr. T. F. Burroughs spent sever
al days of this week in White county.
The hour for night-services at the
churches has been moved up to 7:45
AH of the best varieties of can
dies, fresh stocks, just received at D.
A refreshing shower of rain fell
here Thursday afternoon, the first in
Everything in groceries, canned
goods, etc., can be found at the New
It does not cost anything extra to
get dried beef already chipped at the
New York Store.
Mr. George Goodrich and wife, of
Fayetteville, visited friends here a
few days this week.
The Falcon Roller Mill Co., of
this place is now paying as high as
$1.10 per bushel for wheat.
The corporate authorities are get
ting ready to replace the old wooden
culverts with tile sewer pipe.
Mr. John Vanderbilt Smith
over from Chattanooga to spend
few days with the home folks.
Mr. II. F. Smarrt, of Tullahoma,
formerly a citizen of this place, was
on our streets today (Friday.)
Col. John II. French spent sever
al days of the present week here look
ing after his business intercuts.
Miss Mollie Young, of Sprata,
came down this (Friday) morning,
on a visit to Miss Eleanora Lane.
Mr. John Louue, formerly of this
county but now or Texas, is visiting
his brother's family at this place.
Dr. and Mrs. Stainback spent
several days of this week on Ben Lo
mond with Dr. Ritchey's family.
. A large , new stock of buggy
whips; lashes, and riding whiis just
received by W. S. Maddifx & Co.
I -Mr. Sam .Bragg and daughter, of
Woodbury,' visited the family of Mr
W. S. Maddux one day this week.
Miss Lou Ilawkes, of Nashville
is here on a visit to friends, and is
the guest of Miss Mary Tennebaker,
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. K. Bostick
returned last Monday to their home
at St. Elmo, a suburb of Chattanooga
Mr. Jas. u. namsey came up
from Nashville Wednesday on a visit J
to his parents, and will remain for a
week. " : '
Dr. Ritchey made a trip up the
railroad Thursday In quest of dried
fruit, but did not succeed in buying
Deviled Ham, Fotted Ham,
French Sardines, and many other
table delicacies can be found at I). O.
W. 11. York will open up a large
new stock of fresh candies today.
Give him a call if you want the best
W. S. Maddux A Co., are now
manufacturing genuineTexas saddles.
If you want a durable and comfort
able saddle for every dav use trv one
Miss Nannie Mitchell, of Jeffer
son, Tenn., arrived last week to
spend several weeks visiting relatives
and friends here.
The' government received nearly
$3,000 in taxes on brandy withdrawn
from the special bonded warehouse at
this place last month.
The next . time you have house
cleaning to do, get a package of Pyle's
Pearline from D. O. Jenkins. It
saves half the hard work.
Miss Annie Moflitt, of Illinois,
who hr.s been visiting her sister, Mrs.
J. T. Curry, at this place for several
weeks, left for home Tuesday.
A number of milk cows around
town have recently gone blind.
The owners have been unable to dis
cover the cause of the trouble.
Mrs. Cora Hass after spending
several months here with her mother,
Mrs. Mary Langdon, returned to her
home in Missouri last Tuesday.
Public sale of Building lots on
New Street, in rear of O. M. Thur-
man's, on Monday Sept. 1st. 1890, at
o'clock p. m. W. A. Johnson.
Miss Belle Mathes, of Memphis,
who has been visiting the family of
ler uncle, Mr. J. S. Barton, for about
two months, left for home Tuesday.
D. O. Jenkins' show cases and
shelves have just been re-filled with
a large stock of the choicest candies
made, in both stick and fancy varieties.
-Mr. A. H. Woodlee and family,
of Altamont, have been here during
the last week, visiting the parents of
Mrs. Woodlee, Dr. J. M. Burger and
Buy dried beef at the New York
Store, and have it chipped ready' for
the table. York has a new machine
which will chip up a whole ham in a
The trunks of all the trees in the
C. F. College yard have been white
washed, and a fellow passing it at
night might easily mistake it for a
-Mr. Frank Spurlock and a party
of pedestrians have been enroute
from Chattanooga to this place for
several days, and are expected to
arrive sometime this (Friday) afternoon.
Mr. Geo. S. Deakins moved to
town last week from his farm near
Vervilla, for the purpose of educa
cating his children. He has six chil
dren in attendance at the City
Rev. F. L. Leeper left this (Fri
day) morning for Lewisburg, Tenn.,
where he will conduct a meeting for
a brother minister. There will be no
preaching at the Presbyterian church
Dr. G. J. Harris spent several
days of this and last weeks visiting
his old friends and acquaintances in
the Smyrna neighborhood of Ruth
erford county, returning home last
Remember that Smartt & Co.,
keep their stock of Groceries full and
fresh at all times. Anything you
want in the way of groceries, canned
goods, etc., of the very best quality.
The protracted meeting at Liber
ty church closed last Sunday night.
Rev. T. B. McAmis and wife spent
Monday with friends in town, and
left Tuesday morning for their home
Dr. Thos. Black desires to wind
up his professional business at once,
and therefore requests every one in
debted to him to call and make set
tlement. Ifyouareon the list this
notice applies to you.
Miss Fannie Golliday of Lebans
on, is visiting here again, and is the
guest of Miss Lizzie Ross. Miss Fan
nie made many good friends here on
former visits, all of whom will be
glad to meet her again.
A great many Coffee county wa
termelon have been brought to this
marKer, mere oemg sometimes as
many as half a dozen wagon loads in
town in one day. The crop was al
most a failure in this county, but the
imported article is much finer and
cheaper thin the home grown in
Knoxville has a female notary
Mr. Jas. M. Smith left Tuesday
last for Chattanooga, where he has a
position at measuring lumber. Chat
tanooga is becoming quite a favorite
city lor JMcJlinnville boys. Half a
dozen or more of them now have lu
crative positions there.
There are very few summer ap
ples, and consequently there will be
little or no brandy made in this coun
ty until the winter fruit ripens. The
limbertwig trees are well filled, and
the prospect is favorable for a good
Mrs. J. E. Hancock, nee Alsup,
of Baird's Mills, Wilson county, and
Miss Sophie Hancock of Lebanon,
are spending a few days here and are
the guests of Miss Ann Black. Mrs.
H. was a student at C. F. College
some years ago, and has a number
of friends here.
Mrs. Mary Manker, of Knoxville,
who has been visiting her parents,
Mr.'and Mrs. Geo. Steedley, at this
place for several weeks, returned
home Thursday, and was accompa
nied by her mother, who will remain
with her about six weeks.
Poplar boards bearing the follow
ing legend adorn the fence on three
sides of the park :
$10 fine to leave watermelon rinds
in this park or any other rubbish."
We respectfully refer the sentence
to the grammar class of the City
School to parse or diagram.
A couple of linemen have been
at work this week on the telephone
line between this place and Wood
bury. The Company has promised
Mr. F. M. Smartt, the operator here,
that the line shall be put in thorough
repair, and the McMfnnville office
given a new box.
Miss Ilattie F. Handerson and
her neice, Mrs. H. M. Gates, of Cleve
land, Ohio, are visiting here and are
the guests of Miss Hallie M. Coffee.
Miss Handerson once rfsided at Dan,
near Beersheba, and has a number of
acquaintances and friends among Mc-
Minnville people who visited that
famous resort in its palmy days.
The City School opened last Mon
day morning with 211 pupils in at
tendance. Only 200 tickets have
been issued to date and no pupil can
be enrolled on the scholl registers un
til he or she secures a ticket. This is
the largest opening the school has
ever had and the Superintendent and
teachers feel much gratified that so
many have come in at the beginning.
Everything points to a most success
ful year for the school. The primary
grades again occupy the old Metho
dist church building, under charge of
Mr. J. L. McGehee has sold his
farm on Charles Creek, near Faulk
ner's factory, to Mr. J. K. Barry, of
Oxford, Miss., who will move his
family to the farm and take posses
sion about the first of January. This"
is generally conceded to be one of the
best farms in Warren county. While
not as large as some others, it is
pleasantly located, convenient to
town, reached by a splendid pike
road, and every acre of it is good
ground.. It is Mr. McGehee's purpose
to move his family to town. Mr.
Barry and his family will meet with
a nearty welcome Irom our people,
and we trust they will find a pleasant
home among us. We are glad to
know that Mr. McGehee does not
contemplate a removal from the
Mr. Jas. M. Spurlock died at the
home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Lou
Spurlock, in this place, about 7 o'clock
Sunday evening, in the 58th year of
his age. He had been very low for
several weeks, and his death was not
unexpected. His two daughters
Misses Jessie and Sallie, were in at
tendance at the bedside through his
illness. The funeral was preached at
the C. P. Church Monday afternoon
by Dr. U. T. Stainback, and the re
mains were followed to the grave by
a large number of his friends and ac
quaintances, and laid to rest by the
side of his wife, who had preceeded
him several years. Mr. Spurlock
was born and reared in this county
but for many years had been a citizen
of Nashville. He had been in feeble
health for three or four years.
Four men were blown to pieces by
the explosion of a saw mill boiler in
South Carolina last week.
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East Main Street, - McMINNVILLE, TENN.
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